March 11, 2015
New York Times health reporter, Gretchen Reynolds, reported on a new study by NYU researchers, including Laura Balcer, a member of MomsTEAM Institute's Board of Advisors, about the use of a simple, rapid, and inexpensive visual test called King-D.... More »
Donating to Youth Before the End of the Year
By Doug Abrams
Headlines and commentary report adult excesses in youth sports with unfortunate regularity, but sometimes a positive story stays with readers for its inspiration. The staying power may last for years.
In 2011, the Simcoe (Ontario, Canada.... More »
In the summer of 1985, an engineer named Roger Boisjoly noticed a flaw in the solid rocket booster that helps launch the space shuttle. The rubber O-rings that seal the joints were experiencing erosion particularly in cold weather. When the joints wear away, the booster leaks exhaust gas caus.... More »
To listen to the podcast, click on the above arrow. In this episode I am featuring Brian Brunkow of Zero Offseason. Brian Brunkow is a San Diego-based lawyer, Glazier Head Coach Academy speaker, and the author of Zero Offseason, a guidebook on divorce & sports parenting. With a background i.... More »
When you go into a game focusing on one or more UC’s or “uncontrollables” three things will always happen to you. First, you will begin to get nervous and physically tense. Second, you will lose your self-confidence. Third, and as a direct result of these first two, your performance will qui.... More »
It got a bit lost in all the real-life drama of New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson’s firing, but the NYT Innovation Report 2014, leaked last week, was an astonishing look inside the most prestigious newsroom in America. Anyone working in media should read it, not just because it’s a snapshot of where media is and where it’s going, but because it offers insights into the organizational hurdles along the way…
There’s been a disagreement and somehow it became major. The intensity continued to rise until it was out of control. Both of you have fired your shots in a brutal battle. Amidst the smoke and destruction, she has now retreated to the bedroom leaving you standing in the kitchen. It’s amazing how lonely your own home can become…
May 19, 2014 – Tampa, FL – Priority Research Corporation, DBA Protect Youth Sports
Protect Youth Sports, a Tampa based background check provider has announced that they have partnered with LeagueLineup, a leading web services provider to youth and sports organizations throughout North America.
It’s no surprise that kids worry about getting injured in youth sports. But did you know that such worries undermine kids’ confidence, performance and enjoyment of sports?
We recently chatted with Marcie Fyock, an instructor for George Mason University’s athletic training education program about this topic…
Below is an excerpt from a dissertation from Don Brady, PhD, PsyD, NCSP wrote ten years ago. Although the year of publishing might seem aged, there are pertinent and salient points to behold in this. Without further ado… TBI and Postconcussion: Many Years of Controversy Vague and inconsistent definitions of the constructs used to explain a [concussion] […]
With summer approaching, sports parents have already begun scheduling summer sports camps for their kids. As you search for camps, keep these things in mind before you make your choice.
What is the Camp’s History and Reputation?
There are definitely some great new camps out there. But camps that have built a trustworthy reputation for offering a quality staff and environment, and top-notch summer fitness are often worth the extra cost…